Protesting the Preakness
On the afternoon of Saturday, May 20, I joined a group of 50 animal advocates at Baltimore, Maryland’s Pimlico Race Course to protest the Preakness Stakes — second in the horse racing industry’s Triple Crown series, between the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs and the Belmont Stakes in New York. As we chanted “You bet,…Read More
Q1 2023 Report!
The Greg Fund launched into 2023 with grants to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) — boosting impactful initiatives for animals and human health for the 8th consecutive year. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Helping Companion Animals: A Greg Fund grant continued to support PETA’s…Read More
Happy 5th Adoption Anniversary, Christopher!
After losing four companion animals to illness in the last year, I am celebrating the spring birthdays and adoption anniversaries of six who are still with me. April 30 is Christopher’s day – the 5th anniversary of the day I brought him home! Christopher’s birth date is unknown – but PETA’s Norfolk, Virginia-based fieldworkers first…Read More
PETA Spurs Action for Horses Abused in Unlicensed Racing
The California Horse Racing Board (CHRB), at its April 20 meeting, approved a new regulation to crack down on unlicensed Quarter Horse racing events that are increasingly common in California and across the United States — events involving blatant cruelty to horses as well as dangers for human participants. The new regulation, as proposed, will…Read More
Happy 14th Birthday, Charlie!
After losing four of my rescued animal companions to illness in the last year, I am celebrating the spring birthdays and adoption anniversaries of six who are still with me. April 11 is Charlie’s day – his 14th birthday! “Charlie‘s Quest,” as he was initially known, was bred for the racing industry – with Secretariat…Read More